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When to Start PCT
Timing is a very important factor when it comes to PCT. If all short ester base steroids are used, such as Testosterone Propionate, Trenbolone Acetate, etc. PCT should begin 3-4 days after your last injection. However, if any long or large ester base steroids are used, such as Testosterone Cypionate, Nandrolone Decanoate, etc. you’ll want to wait at least 14 days before beginning PCT. If Nandrolone Decanoate is used it may not be a bad idea to wait a full 21 days before beginning PCT.
If HCG is used as part of the PCT plan (generally not recommended if used on cycle) if all short ester base steroids are used HCG use will begin approximately 3 days after your last injection and last for 10 days of treatment. If any large ester base steroids are used HCG will begin approximately 10 days after your last injection and last for 10 days of treatment. In either case, once HCG use is complete the use of SERMs will immediately begin.
Both Nolvadex and Clomid stimulate LH and FSH, but Nolvadex does more for LH and Clomid more of FSH. A solid PCT plan will generally include both SERMs. 4-6 weeks of treatment is normally sufficient. A good plan to follow would be 100mg of Clomid per day for two weeks with 40mg of Nolvadex per day for Two weeks. This will be followed by 50mg of Clomid per day for two weeks and 20mg of Nolvadex per day for two weeks. An additional two weeks of Nolvadex at 20mg per day may be added if needed.
Week 1-2: Clomid 100mg per day
Week 1-2: Nolvadex 40mg per day
Week 3-4: Clomid 50mg per day
Week 3-4: Nolvadex 20mg per day
(Optional) Week 5-6: Nolvadex 20mg per day
When to Start Your Next Cycle
For optimal health, the general rule to follow is time on equals time off. If your cycle lasts 10 weeks and your PCT plan last 4 weeks you will wait 14 weeks before starting a new cycle. A mistake many men make is saying testosterone levels have recovered and it is now Okay to start a new cycle. If you do this you have not allowed your body time to normalize.